Just some photos, Not much going on with the bike but riding it!
In late February I learned that dangerous things happen when you have drinks with friends who have more Motorcycles than you do, and you have ebay installed on your smartphone! the result?
My new 1972 Honda CL450! Andrew and I went to pick it up, the ebay description said runs and shifts, it should have said runs and shifts on the centerstand! Took just 2 Months of spare time to sort it out…
Rule Number One: Always check your tire pressure before you ride.
Rule Number Two: If you forget Rule Number One, don’t get all excited with how your new engine is running, twist the grip hard and take her up to 80 per, and snap your fool stem off!
I didn’t realize what i had done until i rolled the bike back to put it on the center stand and SSSSSSSSSSSssssssssssss……
New tube by Tuesday.
Many thanks to the good folks at MaxBMW for their advice, and Siebenrock for the great parts…
The scariest moment is always just before you start. Stephen King
Left to do:
Clean up tools
Put on Exhaust
check valve lash
put on valve covers
check for spark
add 1 gallon of gas
push the button MAX!
99 degrees in the garage, but i did last 2 1/2 hours and got a little done! Up Next http://kirkusblog.com/2012/06/22/das-bike-projekt-motor-assembly-oh-so-close/